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41% off Withings Body Composition Wi-Fi Scale - Deal Alert

The Withings scale uses patented Position Control technology to deliver the most accurate readings of your body composition (weight, body fat, muscle, bone and water). It automatically synchronizes with your smartphone via Wi-Fi to...

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Windows 10 tips and tricks for Wi-Fi and networking

There have been many changes in Windows 10, especially since the first anniversary update last August, officially called version 1607. Here are some of the most important changes related to the Wi-Fi and networking aspects of Windows...

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Dell’s Latitude 7285 to be world’s first wireless charging 2-in-1

Dell announced at CES that it’s working with WiTricity to create what it calls the world’s first wireless charging 2-in-1 laptop: the Latitude 7285.

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Get 72% off NordVPN Virtual Private Network Service For a Limited Time - Deal Alert

NordVPN has discounted their popular VPN software 72%. Use our link and see the discount applied when you click "buy now".

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AT&T's next 5G trial will shoot DirecTV Now to users' homes

5G conjures up visions of super-fast smartphone service, but it could give consumers and enterprises a lot more. In the next few months, residents of Austin, Texas, will get to watch DirecTV Now at home through an AT&T 5G trial.

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Shipments of 802.11ac wave 2 APs gain ground

Shipments of 802.11ac wave 2 access points doubled in volume in the third quarter of 2016, as the newer wireless technology begins to reach further into the mainstream.

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Review: Early Wave 2 Wi-Fi access points show promise

There’s a lot to like about Wave 2 802.11ac products, including theoretically faster speeds than Wave 1 products and cool new features such as multi-user MIMO. In this review, we look at five Wave 2 wireless access points, comparing...

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25% off NETGEAR N300 Wi-Fi Range Extender, Essentials Edition - Deal Alert

Is there a void between your WiFi router and your devices? Add a WiFi Extender and strengthen your connection.

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Globalstar gets FCC approval after backing away from Wi-Fi

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has approved satellite operator Globalstar’s plan for a land-based wireless service using its own spectrum.

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Cutting the cord: GM tests wireless car chargers for EVs, self-driving cars

General Motors is working with WiTricity, the maker of a wireless charging system, to bring to production 7.7kW and 11kW EV chargers that would allow drivers to eliminate charging cables and simply pull into a charging spot.

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Bluetooth 5 is out: Now will home IoT take off?

Bluetooth is aiming straight for the internet of things as the fifth version of the wireless protocol arrives with twice as much speed for low-power applications.

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Cisco Meraki sees the hotel of the future in its new Wi-Fi gear

A new access point for the hospitality industry from Cisco’s Meraki division can work with Bluetooth beacons so hotels know where guests are on the property.

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17% off GoPro HERO+ LCD HD Video Camera - Deal Alert

HERO+ LCD delivers 1080p60 video and 8MP photos, with the convenience of a touch display. Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for shot preview, total camera control and easy content sharing to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and more from your...

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29% off NETGEAR AC750 WiFi Range Extender - Deal Alert

Boost your existing network range and eliminate dead zones. The AC750 delivers dual band WiFi up to 750 Mbps. This compact wall-plug WiFi booster is small and discreet, easily blending into your home decor.

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Amazon Will Pay You $4.99 To Buy a Dash Button For $4.99 - Deal Alert

Running low on detergent? Pet food, baby formula or your favorite snack? Just push the button and Amazon will ship it right out to you. What's more, Amazon will give you a $4.99 credit after the first time you push it.

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How to dodge those Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping hackers

Hackers are writing apps, setting up phony Wi-Fi networks and unleashing malware in attempts to turn legitimate Black Friday and Cyber Monday retailing into profits for themselves, according to security experts.

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What we talk about when we talk about 5G wireless

An FAQ on the next big thing in wireless technology: 5G.

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Holiday shopping by mobile phone? Beware fake apps and bad Wi-Fi hotspots

The smartphone risk is higher this year than in 2015. There are more active cyber criminals and many more shoppers using smartphones to find products and make purchases, either via Wi-Fi in stores or online in other locations.

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